OpenAI has announced plans to begin charging for access to ChatGPT, a widely popular AI-powered chatbot capable of composing essays, emails, poems, and even computer code. In a statement on the company’s official Discord server, OpenAI mentioned that they are considering monetizing ChatGPT as a means of securing the tool’s long-term sustainability.
As exciting as this is for ChatGPT lovers, it also heralds the requirement for the new skill of “prompt crafting” – the art of succinctly communicating requests to your AI coworker. This term should not be confused with terms of art like prompt engineering or prompt tuning, which each have very specific technical definitions.
Since this is just a term I like, prompt crafting is likely to be replaced with some colloquialism. No matter what you call it, this skill is going to be as important (from a productivity standpoint) as learning to write prose, do arithmetic, or send an email.
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